Our History

30 years of Organic

Earth’s Best® brand was founded by Ron Koss and Arnie Koss in 1985. From day one, they recognized the importance of wholesome, pure nourishment for babies. Embracing fruits handpicked from organic orchards and vegetables cultivated from the earth, Ron Koss and Arnie Koss believed in creating delicious, organic baby food while promoting environmental responsibility.

30 years later, The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. maintains this principle. Now offering a wide range of safe and gentle baby care products as well as nourishing foods, Earth’s Best® products are created with care, using pure, simple ingredients found in nature. Made with love from the ground up, you can trust Earth’s Best® products to be safe for your baby and safe for the environment.


Ron Koss and Arnie Koss begin the Vermont-based, organic baby food company called Earth's Best® 

Organic food processing facility opens with just 20 employees producing three fruit purees and two vegetable purees



Expands fruit and vegetable offerings and introduces baby cereals

Earth's Best®  reaches a national distribution of over 50 varieties of baby food purees



Earth's Best®  purchased by H.J. Heinz Company

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. purchased Earth's Best®  brand and develops Tots and Kidz lines



Earth's Best®  partners with Sesame Street to promote the "Healthy Habits for Life" Initiative. The partnership later expands into a full line of Sesame Street branded breakfasts, snacks, meals and frozen foods.

Earth's Best®  brand expands to include Earth's Best®  Body Care by Jason



Earth's Best®  launches first ever organic soy infant formula

Earth's Best®  introduces Earth's Best TenderCare®  Chlorine Free Diapers and Wipes



Earth’s Best® introduces organic baby food puree pouches

Earth’s Best® introduces organic Toddler Milk Drink Powder



Earth’s Best® introduces the first Organic Gentle Formula